IT Certification and Training Blog

What to Expect: During the Exam

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on May 14, 2014 8:40:00 AM

By Michael Aldridge

This is my second of three blog posts in my "What to Expect" series. This blog post will focus on what happens the day of your certification exam.

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Tags: Cisco, Michael Aldridge, What to Expect During the Exam, comptia, taking certification exams

What to Expect: Before the Exam

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on May 7, 2014 9:35:00 AM

By Michael Aldridge

When my wife became pregnant with our first child, we had no idea what to expect. So we prepared by reading pregnancy books, searching online, taking childbirth classes, and talking to friends who had already gone through the experience. Sure, there were a few things that we weren't prepared for, but we were ready for most of the situations we encountered along the way.

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Tags: Microsoft, Cisco, Michael Aldridge, comptia, passing certification exam, what to expect before the exam

How to Prepare for a Certification Exam

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Apr 29, 2014 10:29:00 AM

By Michael Aldridge

I've got three favorite quotes on preparation:

"Every battle is won before it is ever fought."
- Sun Tzu, The Art of War

"By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail."
- Benjamin Franklin

"Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe."
- Abraham Lincoln

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Tags: Microsoft, Cisco, Michael Aldridge, comptia, How to Prepare for a Certification Exam

Cisco Takes Steps to Make EIGRP Open

Posted by Kelson Lawrence on Feb 14, 2013 11:18:00 AM

By John Oden

So you are reviewing some practice test questions as you prepare for a Cisco exam and you come across a scenario that states something like, “…and all the routers in the topology are manufactured by Cisco.” You immediately shift your focus and begin to examine the available choices, scanning for anything that has to do with the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP). We’ve all done that, right?

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Tags: Cisco, EIGRP, Interior Gateway Protocol, igp, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol

Practice Exam for Cisco CCNA Voice Certification Available at Boson

Posted by Kelly Mansfield on Apr 28, 2011 4:47:00 PM

Press Release: Boson introduces a new ExSim-Max practice exam for the Cisco® 640-461 (ICOMM) v8.0 certification exam. The 640-461 (ICOMM) exam is the core requirement for the CCNA® Voice certification. ExSim-Max practice exams are available at www.boson.com.

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Tags: practice exam, 640-461, Cisco, ICOMM, certification, CCNA Voice, it-training, exam simulation